Established in 1925, the Centro Escolar University School of Dentistry provides a solid ground in the essentials of Dental Medicine. The thorough, hands-on training given by the School has helped our graduates become highly qualified dental professionals and educators.

The Dentistry program is managed by experienced dental professionals, who provide integrated educational programs based on advanced technology. Our students work with the most modern dental learning equipment simulators, dental infirmary, x-ray facilities, and laboratories as they learn patient-centered clinical care.



  • Dentistry Program is ASEAN University Network (AUN) quality assessment certified
  • ISO 9001:2000 - certified by SGS
  • Granted Full Autonomy by the Commission on Higher education
  • Level IV Accredited by the PACUCOA as certified by FAAP
  • Recipient Philippine Quality Award for Quality Management
  • Member, South East Asia Association for Dental Education (SEAADE)
  • First Dental School in South East Asia to be Peer-Reviewed by the South East Asia Association for Dental Education
  • Professional Organization Affiliation ( School and Faculty Members)
  • Philippine Association of Dental Colleges
  • Philippine Dental Association
  • International Association for Dental Research (IADR-SEA)
  • South East Asia Association for Dental Education (SEAADE)
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Academy of Dentistry International
  • International College of Dentists
  • Philippine Prosthodontics Society
  • Endodontics Society of the Philippine
  • Philippine Society of Periodontics
  • Association of Philippine Orthodontists
  • Philippine Pediatric Dental Society, Inc.
  • Philippine Association of Esthetic Dentistry
  • Philippine College of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery



"To be the leader in dental education nationally and internationally"


The School of Dentistry is committed to provide quality dental education that ensures the total development of its graduates to become competent and well-rounded dental professionals.


Centro Escolar Expected Graduate Attributes (CEEGA)

Graduate Attributes

  • Skills, Knowledge, Attitude that Escolarian Graduates Possess

Lifelong Learner

  • Learns and works independently as well as collaboratively
  • Translates knowledge generated from research and other sources to improve quality of life
  • Creates new ideas to better understand society
  • Evaluates own thinking, behavior and spirituality for self-growth

Reflective and Creative Thinker

  • Thinks critically and creatively
  • Open-minded
  • Solves problems systematically
  • Loves art and shows artistic sensibility

Caring and Trustworthy Citizen

  • Values people and acts in unity with others
  • Commits to social justice and principles of sustainability and respect for diversity
  • Practices good stewardship and accountability
  • Manifests social responsibility by helping improve conditions of those who have less in life or circumstance

Proficient communicator

  • Articulates ideas clearly for varied purposes and audiences of diverse culture
  • Listens attentively in meaningful exchange and shares knowledge, values, attitudes and intentions
  • Utilizes effectively appropriate media and information technologies

Competent and productive professional

  • Initiates, innovates better ways of doing things
  • Promotes quality and productivity





Dr. Pearly P. Lim
Dean, School of Dentistry
[email protected]

2nd Flr. Dent-Sci Bldg.
Centro Escolar University
9 Mendiola St.,
San Miguel, Manila City
(+63)2) 8734-20-73 loc. 214